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Bosnia by the Black Sea? Could Crimea be another BiH?

I have an op ed on this topic on the Open Democracy Russia website under the title “Could Crimea Be Another Bosnia?” http://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/gerard-toal/could-crimea-be-another-bosnia-republika-srpska-krajina For Bosnia specialists, below is the source I used for the opening quote. Specialists will know I … Continue reading

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Just a River Runs Throught It? Transnistria, Moldova and Geopolitical Faultlines

Superman Lenin outside the Transnistrian Supreme Soviet Parliament Building De Facto states are commonly viewed as pawns in a game of Great Power geopolitics. They often exist as a consequence of Great Power intervention and crucial support at consequential moments … Continue reading

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Mapping Europe’s Borderlands

I was one of three discussants of Steven Seegel’s tremendously impressive book Mapping Europe’s Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire at the Association for the Study of Nationalities conference in New York on 18th April. Larry Wolfe in … Continue reading

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